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Table 1 Mean comparisons using Kruskal Wallis test on ACL

From: Procreative sex in infertile couples: the decay of pleasure?

ACL subscales Group A (n = 30) Group B (n = 30) Group C (n = 52) P
  M SD M SD M SD  
Ach 51.20 12.76 48.23 7.61 50.96 13.50 NS
Dom 49.43 13.43 49.70 8.45 50.90 12.36 NS
End 49.50 10.23 49.27 9.37 51.27 10.23 NS
Ord 48.43 10.61 48.40 12.12 49.63 10.01 NS
Int 53.60 7.75 49.77 8.15 53.04 10.04 NS
Nur 51.40 9.44 48.47 9.93 48.54 11.04 NS
Aff 50.47 10.42 49.10 11.39 49.75 11.13 NS
Het 50.90 8.20 50.90 10.61 50.13 9.80 NS
Exh 46.83 10.01 49.27 9.18 50.23 9.97 NS
Aut 46.00 8.83 47.40 8.87 48.29 11.61 NS
Agg 51.23 10.54 51.80 10.57 52.90 10.17 NS
Cha 48.50 7.39 45.90 7.53 48.98 9.01 NS
Suc 47.57 10.67 47.53 9.05 46.58 9.56 NS
Aba 48.63 10.93 48.23 8.57 46.29 9.54 NS
Def 49.57 9.81 49.77 9.10 48.79 10.65 NS
S-Cfd 48.10 12.31 48.33 8.51 51.35 11.61 NS
P-Adj 53.27 9.86 50.47 10.69 51.13 11.21 NS
Iss 49.27 12.04 49.57 10.26 52.00 7.48 NS
Mas 48.00 11.19 48.78 6.37 47.73 10.54 NS
Fem 51.22 8.66 49.07 12.66 48.04 9.04 NS
  1. M: mean value; SD: standard deviation; Ach: need for success; Dom: need for dominance; End: need for endurance; Ord: need for order; Int: need to understand the others; Nur: nursing need; Aff: affiliation need; Het: need to establish heterosexual relationships; Exh: exhibition need; Aut: need for autonomy; Agg: need to be aggressive; Cha: need for change; Suc: succour need; Aba: abatement need; Def: need to show deference; S-Cfd: self confidence; P-Adj: Personal Adjustment; Iss: high self-esteem; Mas: male orientation; Fem: female orientation.